Synonyms of drop back/behind in English:

drop back/behind


See definition of

phrase

1‘she dropped back unnoticed by the others’

SYNONYMS

fall back, fall behind, get left behind, lag behind, straggle, linger, dawdle, dally, hang back, loiter, bring up the rear, take up the rear

informal dilly-dally

archaic, literary tarry

ANTONYMS

go ahead, keep up